14k Gold Filled Genuine Ancient Greek Coin Necklace (Dionysus; 85-65 B.C.)

14k Gold Filled Genuine Ancient Greek Coin Necklace (Dionysus; 85-65 B

$398.00

Material
This delicate charm necklace features a genuine Greek Dionysus coin from around 85-65 B.C. set in a 14k gold filled setting (reversible).

DIONYSUS - The ancient Greek god of the wine harvest, and thereby wine and revelry as well as theatre. Performance and art were foundations of the Cult of Dionysus; and his followers are accredited with the birth of organized theatre.

CISTA MYSTICA - a sacred casket (invented in Ancient Egypt); which the Cult of Dionysus used to house the snakes that were used in their initiation ceremony. The serpent was believed to represent the god himself.

* Genuine Dionysus Coin - Pontus, Amisos (Ancient Greece) mint
* Front: Bust of Dionysus wearing Laurel Wreath
* Back: Cista Mystica
* Necklace Length: Pendant Only, 16, or 18 inches (shown at 16 inches)
* Charm Drop: Approximately 32.85 mm/1.29 inches
* Charm Width: 22 mm/0.87 inches
* 14k Gold Filled Spring Ring Clasp

** PLEASE NOTE: This is the exact coin you will receive! As all of these ancient coins were made by hand (and have aged about 2,100 years), they all have unique shapes and printings; and are therefore one of a kind.

***ALSO NOTE: Necklace comes with a certificate of authenticity.